Gay Head at Martha’s Vineyard and other lighthouses are popular beach destinations. One of Gay Head’s light keepers retired on disability due to "visitor-itis!"
Don’t worry, lighthouses have special events to welcome you.
July 10 - August 21 Fort Wadsworth Lighthouse Walking Tour. Saturdays and Sundays.
July 11 - Hillsboro Lighthouse Pompano Beach Appreciation Day.
July 23 - Cape St. George Lighthouse Sunset and Full
August 6 - USPS releases Mid Atlantic Lighthouse Stamps.
August 7 - National Lighthouse Day celebrates the creation of the US Bureau of Lighthouses on August 7, 1879.
August 22 - Ponce de Leon International Lighthouse
and Lightship Day.
September 11 - Maine Open Lighthouse Day.